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how seriously you take the rhetoric of the president of the united states. president obama said at the united nations that he was determined to prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. do you regard that as a bluff? >> translator: you set forth two or three questions here. i have never used the word "bluff." when we say we do not take it seriously, we mean that it impacts -- it does not impact our policies in the slightest. iran is a vast country, is a great country. let's assume a few terrorists come and assassinate some of our officials. will the country be damaged? >> no.no. a couple of bombs will be set to explode. will t country be destroyed? no. we see the design of regime at the same level as the bombers and the criminals and the terrorists and even if they do something, even if they do something hypothetically, it will not affect us fundamentally, but, vis-a-vis, the expressions of the president of the united states because i do not wish to speak in any way about anything that may be interpreted as meddling with america's domestic or electoral affairs, but perhaps my
of the united states, but did you know there is not one, not two, but five barack obamas running in brazil and 11 more obamas with different first names? candidates in local elections across that country have adopted some surprising names to try to distinguish themselves, to get attention. they' they're batman and robin, too. bin laden, superman, spiderman and a few michael jacksons. some of the candidates had the good luck to be born with names that might give them a political edge or might not. there is some ted kennedys, john kennedys. the candidates are likely to be remembered. president obama, if you need a new jingle, i know where you can find one. the correct answer to our gps challenge question was c. the united states has 11 aircraft carriers. the rest of the world has a grand total of 10. thanks to all of you for being part of my program this week. i will see you next week. >>> hello, everyone. i'm fredricka whitfield with a check of our top stories. two americans, one soldier and a civilian are dead after a fire fight broke out in afghanistan. it happened at a temporary ch k ch
of the united states. but did you know there's not one, not two, but five running in brazil and 11 more obamas with first names? candidates and local elections have adopted some surprising names to try to distinguish themselves to get attention. there are multiple batmen and robin, rambo, spider-man, and a few michael jacksons. some of the candidates had the good luck of being born with names that might give them a name with political edge but maybe not. a couple of jimmy carters, richard nixon and others. the candidates are likely to be remembered. president obama, if you need a new jingle, i know where you ca
against theinter. enemy. and the stories go on. oth there weras internal fightingnti within the state department, within the u.s. agency for international development. in one other tail i've recounted some in the book, we have somete serious fighting between president obama's national was i security team and senior people at the state department over tht whole question of was it wise to try to broach potential peace talks with the taliban. try in wound up spending 18 months with fighting washington supposed to achieve the koy president on the country. >> who is summer? >> she is a young american woman, there she is on the bottom right, there, she haso extensive foreign developed in u experience and put her hand updm to try to rebuild the countryo and work for the u.s. agency for international development. that and she thought that she would be out there able to work withhe afghans, tried to pursue ove projects that would be helpfulas but would support the overall american strategy to try to stabilize the country. the problem was that when sheoug got ouett to cabo, she was essentially
can cite a poll shows the gap between romney and obama growing and obama running away with it, then you can really pile on, and say, wow, this race is over. and look, voting, early voting has begun in more than 20 states, and 25% of the vote is actually determined by the early voters and you can make a case for doing precisely what kirsten warned about, which is pre-judging the outcome of the election. >> the conservatives not happy with the polls out there. a lot talking about them being weighted incorrectly. for a news consumer listening to your pearls of wisdom, how should they interpret. >> if you're curious for another take, unskewed polls.com, a way to reweight the polls-- the fox news poll has romney down 5 points and suggests romney it down. and one who was not a-- and a pollster for gary hart and so on, he wrote in great part, what the media are doing are newspapers are supposed to be broke, instead spending money on polls in virginia, ohio and florida where obama clearly is clobbering romney in terms of television buys, you're down 8 points in ohio must be losing nat
ant the obama care case. that was deference to congress or not. this actually is in the constitution, section 5, not the statute, but the 14th amendment. it's referring to congress. the state's rights argument. this isn't fair to states. what else did we talk about? texas 'affirmative action. in order to avoid a finding that you have discriminated against minorities, sometimes they might have to take race into account and do a racial affirmative action. that gets some conservatives upset about this. this is kind of a perfect storm of affirmative action deferring to congress state's rights. >> can i jump in here? it's interesting, we have a powerful narrative that progress is inevitable. with respect to race, i think what we see is progress is more fitful. we have significant progress which we are seeing in the wake of the 2008 elections. since section 5 sits that that space, it recognizes we have a past of historical discrimination and congress made a judgment that problem is likely to continue, which is why the covered jurisdictions need to seek it. the second point is the coverage
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